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PSQH: The Podcast Episode 10 – Emergency Management and COVID-19

Articles & Insights Aug 28 2020

On episode 10 Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (PSQH): The Podcast, host Jay Kumar and Witt O'Brien's Senior Managing Director, Brad Gair, discusses emergency management and lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. You can check out the podcast on the PSQH website here!


Brad Gair, Senior Managing Director
Brad Gair, Senior Managing Director

About Brad Gair

Brad Gair is Witt O’Brien’s senior expert on emergency response to healthcare crises is available to provide insight and guidance on Covid-19 response and navigating funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Brad has more than 25 years of US and international emergency management and homeland security experience and is recognized globally for his leadership during scores of disasters, emergencies and special events, including the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City and Hurricane Katrina.

He has twice served the City of New York, first as Deputy Commissioner of NYC Office of Emergency Management and then after Superstorm Sandy, as founding Director of the Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations and NYC Recovery Manager. Brad also served as NYU Langone Health’s first Vice President for Emergency Management and Enterprise Resilience and was responsible for the successful negotiation of the largest FEMA PA grant ever awarded for a single healthcare facility, totaling $1.1 billion for funds related to Hurricane Sandy.